Expansion of Covid-19 Home Test Kit Availability
From Tuesday 23 March eligible groups including parents/carers, household bubbles and childcare bubbles of those attending early years and education settings can collect Covid-19 home test kits from three community rapid test sites. Staff in roles that are critical to support re-opening of schools e.g. catering, cleaning and transport staff, wrap-around providers and childminders are also eligible.
- Ashmore Park Hub – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 8.00 – 11.00am
- Pendeford Library – Monday to Sunday 7.00-11.00am
- Civic Centre – Saturday and Sunday 10.00 – 1.00pm
Applying for extra mobile data
The government has announced a scheme whereby students can request additional mobile data from their networks if they do not have fixed broadband at home or need additional data on mobile devices. As a school, we are able to make requests for students. Find out more about this scheme using the link below.
COVID-19 Testing Privacy Statement
Covid-19 Risk Assessment
Remote Learning Offer
View our remote learning offer on the policies page, or download a copy here
A thank you & update
Thank you for your help by keeping your children safe at home. All home learning packs should have been delivered to everyone – further information about remote learning will be sent to you within two days (more information to follow.)
Vouchers for Free School Meals have been ordered for those eligible and should be with you by the end of this week.
Many thanks for your ongoing support – however please remember all teachers are in school should you wish to speak to staff at any time. Take care and stay safe.
COVID-19 Tier 3 – Dos and Don’ts
COVID-19 guidance in other languages
Local Lockdown Information – 18th September
As you may be aware Wolverhampton will enter local lockdown from Tuesday next week.
Westcroft will be open as usual and students are expected to attend as normal. If you have any concerns or questions you can contact the school office who will be happy to help.
Letters to parents
Below you’ll find letters relating to the COVID-19 situation from the school and also the relevant authorities.
Department for Education Coronavirus helpline
The DfE have launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:
Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)
The importance of hygiene
Personal hygiene is the most important way we can tackle COVID-19. Please help us in sharing simple and effective hand hygiene messages.
Please follow the advice from the Public Health England and the NHS to protect yourself and minimise the spread of the virus.
Where to find the latest information
Updates on COVID-19:
Guidance for educational settings:
Travel advice for those travelling and living overseas: